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Denied Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina Many employers are legitimately concerned for the welfare of their employees and are careful to obtain the correct insurance and approve valid workers’ compensation claims. Unfortunately, not all employers and insurers are so honest, and many employees with legitimate claims are denied workers’ compensation….

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Often, employees who were injured on the job fail to file a workers’ compensation claim out of fear that they will lose their jobs if they do. Fortunately, the law prohibits employers from firing a worker just because he or she filed a workers’ compensation claim. (An employee can be…

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Being injured at work can leave an employee feeling powerless and out of options. What many North Carolina residents don’t realize is that for the most part, companies that hire three or more employees are usually required to obtain workers’ compensation insurance or to self-insure. This means that the company…

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A driver in North Carolina may have his or her driver’s license suspended or revoked for a number of reasons. Although suspension or revocation can certainly put a damper on an individual’s ability to get around, the good news is that suspension and revocation are rarely permanent. If you are…

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a time during which government agencies and nonprofit groups raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. According to Distraction.gov, did you know that: In 2014, more than 3,100 people were killed and more than 100,000 were injured in crashes involving a distracted…

Going through a separation or divorce is a life changing event, and it can be traumatic for everyone involved. Established family roles and traditions get upended, and there is often a great deal of uncertainty as to what the future will hold. Children in particular are susceptible to the tension…